13.2.1.2 Secondary glossopharyngeal neuralgia

Description:

Glossopharyngeal neuralgia caused by an underlying disease.

Diagnostic criteria:
  1. Recurrent paroxysms of unilateral pain fulfilling criteria for 13.2.1 Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  2. An underlying disease has been demonstrated known to be able to cause, and explaining, the neuralgia1.
Note:

There are single reports of 13.2.1.2 Secondary glossopharyngeal neuralgia caused by neck trauma, multiple sclerosis, tonsillar or regional tumours, cerebello-pontine angle tumours, and Arnold-Chiari malformation.